Breakfast Caprese With Pesto

Breakfast Caprese With Pesto

Pesto is quintessentially Italian, delicate, and absolutely amazing with eggs.

Throw in another Italian staple like tomato and mozzarella and you have a flavor trifecta.

Our pesto omelet is made with egg whites so it’s easy on the calories, but packs in a whopping 18 grams of protein to help you start your morning right.

You can use a prepared pesto sauce if you like, but wouldn’t you rather make your own?

Pesto is a whole lot tastier when it’s homemade — the fresher the better!

It’s so easy: Just take a bit of basil, walnuts, garlic, parmesan, salt, and pepper pulse the whole lot in a food processor and that it.

For the full recipe and other great pesto recipes see our complete guide to Basil Pesto.

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Breakfast Caprese With Pesto

This easy pesto omelet is made with egg whites, mozzarella, and tomato.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Italian
Keyword omelet
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 1 serving
Calories 121 kcal


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 large egg whites (½ cup)
  • 1 slice medium tomato
  • ½ oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • ½ tsp. prepared pesto sauce


  1. Heat medium nonstick skillet lightly coated with spray over medium-low heat.
  2. Add egg whites; cook for 1 minute. Do not stir. As eggs set, lift edges, letting uncooked portion flow underneath. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until set.
  3. Top with tomato, cheese, and pesto. Gently fold in half.
Nutrition Facts
Breakfast Caprese With Pesto
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 121 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 330mg14%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 18g36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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